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Table 3 Concentrations of selected cytokines. Data are expressed as mean ± SD, in case of non-parametric distribution, median (25th - 75th percentile)

From: Lipoprotein profiling in early multiple sclerosis patients: effect of chronic inflammation?

 MS (n = 19)Controls (n = 19)
IL-1β (pg/ml)2.48 ± 1.082.23 ± 0.97
IL-2 (pg/ml)10.55 ± 7.569.73 ± 7.07
IL-4 (pg/ml)4.58 ± 1.944.06 ± 2.40
IL-5 (pg/ml)9.84 ± 6.138.20 ± 6.19
IL-6 (pg/ml)9.51 ± 4.809.10 ± 6.10
IL-7 (pg/ml)15.28 ± 8.1614.07 ± 8.44
IL-8 (pg/ml)30.99 ± 12.9225.76 ± 14.43
IL-10 (pg/ml)6.00 ± 3.525.67 ± 3.06
IL-12 (pg/ml)18.63 ± 12.9516.33 ± 11.69
IL-13 (pg/ml)15.97 ± 6.7716.59 ± 9.48
IL-17 (pg/ml)29.06 (24.05–39.17)30.30 ± 23.59
G-CSF (pg/ml)134.7 ± 50.5144.0 ± 79.1
GM-CSF (pg/ml)23.29 ± 19.7525.97 ± 21.57
IFN-γ (pg/ml)302 ± 156252 ± 167
TNF-α (pg/ml)56.89 ± 41.1851.53 ± 38.27